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ASG Technologies unveiled a new report, The Future of Enterprise Data: Democratized and Optimized. Based on findings from a survey of 200 CIOs, the report reveals that compliance is a key concern, with 50 percent reporting that their data management initiatives are “all” or “mostly” focused on compliance and 53 percent reporting that, while they have made progress in managing personal data in compliance with security and regulations, they still have more to do…

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Syncsort, the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data software, today announced that it has joined Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies hosted by the Linux Foundation. As a member, Syncsort will leverage its Syncsort Integrate data integration and data quality software and expertise to help support development of the shared technology resources while accelerating innovation through open source leadership and participation…

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There's been a lot of talk (and articles written) lately about replacing mainframes. The usual reasons have more to do with the perceived lack of qualified people to work on mainframes due to retirements or lack of interest, than with problems with the mainframes themselves. So, it's good to see examples of companies who aren't trying to find reasons to get rid of their mainframes. I found this terrific article, written by Jennifer Nelson, that takes a more positive look at the value of mainframes. To read this article as it originally appeared in NetworkWorld go here

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Syncsort, the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data software, today announced new capabilities in its Syncsort Integrate family of products that enable a continuous, real-time data stream from multiple data sources to applications requiring immediate availability such as mobile banking, fraud detection and cybersecurity. The new products provide speed, flexibility and resiliency for the most demanding enterprise IT environments…

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Software AG announced the availability of Nyoka, an open source library that enables data scientists to transform Artificial Intelligence (AI), Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning models into the Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML) industry standard. Nyoka is a Python library that provides comprehensive support for the latest PMML standard as well as extensions for data preprocessing, script execution and deep neural networks. Nyoka underscores Software AG’s commitment to open industry standards and complements its Zementis predictive analytics for enterprise-grade, operational deployment of AI…

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The Open Mainframe Project has announced Zowe, a new open source software framework that bridges the divide between modern applications and the mainframe, providing easier interoperability and scalability among products and solutions from multiple vendors. Zowe is the first open source project based on z/OS. In addition to this technical milestone, Rocket Software is now part of the Open Mainframe Project as a Platinum Member, joining Platinum members IBM and CA Technologies as key contributors to the Zowe framework…

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Dell EMC is announcing several enhancements to its cloud-enabled infrastructure solutions portfolio to help customers maximize the value of their IT ecosystem and multi-cloud environments. Coupled with innovation from across Dell Technologies, Dell EMC is delivering a broad portfolio of cloud solutions that caters to all types of applications and creates a consistent experience across cloud platforms…

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